Many disorders can cause problems with your memory and thinking. Learn about symptoms, treatment and managing memory problems here.
Worried about your memory?
You might be worried that your memory isn’t what it used to be. Learn more about memory loss, what causes it and when you should see a doctor.
Amnesia is loss of memory that is usually temporary but can sometimes be permanent. Learn more about its causes and ways to live with amnesia.
Cognitive impairment can cause problems with your thinking, communication, understanding or memory. Find out more about cognitive impairment here.
Tests used in diagnosing dementia
Doctors diagnose dementia using a number of different tests, including physical and neurological examination, cognitive tests, X - Rays and scans.
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) affects the parts of the brain controlling personality, behaviour and language. Learn about how to manage FTD symptoms.
Is 'baby brain' real?
Researchers at Deakin University who investigated 'baby brain' found that cognitive function and memory are affected in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Dementia – an overview
Dementia is a disease that affects one’s memory, thinking and behaviour. There is no cure but early intervention can improve quality of life.
Dementia and driving
Dementia can affect your memory, concentration, judgement and vision, which makes driving a car difficult. Learn more about dementia and driving, and when you may need to stop.
Alzheimer's disease affects your brain function, memory and behaviour. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and progression.